"Towards a Water Data Infrastructure for New Zealand"Waimakariri plains

Below are copies of presentations given at the the "Towards a Water Data Infrastructure for New Zealand" workshop, held April 10/11 2018 at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch.

These presentations have been shared with the understanding that their dissemination is limited, and only with the written permission of the presenter. A list of attendees is included at the end.

Workshop Agenda (PDF, 348kb)

Day 1: Tuesday April 10 – Monitoring and Mapping

Dwane Young, USEPA, Washington, DC, Water Data Infrastructure, a US Perspective (PDF, 5.3MB)

Alison Stringer, NZ Statistics and MfE, New Zealand Context and Water Data Infrastructure (PDF, 2.9MB)

Brent Watson, Horizons Regional Council, Shifting Expectations, Enabling National Federated Infrastructure (PDF, 7 MB)

Alistair Ritchie, Landcare, OGC Environmental Data Standards for Monitoring and Mapping (PDF, 1.9MB)

Byron Cochrane, LINZ, ELFIE – An International Experiment and a New Zealand Twist (PDF, 1.8MB)

Lightning Talks by WATR 404/604 students (PDF, 8.1MB)


Day 2: Wednesday April 11 – Modelling and Management

Stefanie Rixecker, Environment Canterbury, (in absentia) and David Maidment, University of Texas at Austin, A
Comprehensive Hydrological Model for the Canterbury Region, (PDF, 17MB)

Céline Cattoën-Gilbert, NIWA, A New Zealand Water Model and its Applications (PDF, 4.9MB)

Pat McLarin, Seequent, Collaboration with 3D Groundwater Models (PDF, 3.6MB)

John Bright, Aqualinc, Burying Your Head to see the Light - National Hydrological Modelling From a
Groundwater Perspective (PDF, 1.5MB)

Lightning Talks by WATR404/604 students (2nd day) (PDF, 6.7MB)

List of workshop attendees